Truckeroo 3: Friday, August 12; 11 to 11
The monthly food-truck festival returns to the corner of Half and M streets, Southeast. More than 20 trucks are participating (see a list here), and Das Bullpen bar is open all day for your beer-drinking needs. Visit the Web site for more information.
DC Beer Week: Sunday, August 14, through Sunday, August 21
The District gets boozy for a week of craft-beer festivities, including tastings, specials, and pairing menus. Click here for a full schedule, which includes seven events tonight. Among the opportunities are a beer cruise on the Odyssey at 6 PM; a beer-and-cheese pairing at Meridian Pint at 7 PM; and an all-night debut of five casks from Great Lakes Brewing Company at ChurchKey. Cheers!
Cheese Course at Red, White & Bleu: Sunday, August 21; 1 to 2 and 3 to 4
This Falls Church fromagerie is hosting two rounds of the same class: you'll compare similar styles of cheese from three milk types (goat, cow, and sheep). Expect cheeses such as aged Gouda, chevre, manchego, and blue. There'll be wines to sample, as well as as such spreads as black-tea-and-fig and shallot confit. For reservations ($25), call 703-533-9463. Visit the Web site for more information.
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